222 Foxcroft v Denison

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Isaac Foxcroft of co. York, gent v William Denison of Altofts, co. York

June 1635


The cause and result of Foxcroft's complaint against Denison remain unknown as the proceedings only record his bond of June 1635 to prosecute the cause.

Summary of proceedings

Isaac Foxcroft entered bond to prosecute William Denison, and this cause came before the Earl of Huntingdon, Lord Maltravers, Sir Henry Marten, Sir Francis Crane and Sir Henry Spelman on 20 June 1635.No counsels for either side were mentioned.


Foxcroft did not appear in R. Davies (ed.), The Visitation of the County of Yorke begun in 1665 and finished in 1666, by William Dugdale (Surtees Society, 36, 1859); J. W. Walker (ed.), Yorkshire Pedigrees, A-F (Publications of the Harleian Society, 114, 1942).


  • Proceedings
    • Proceedings before Huntingdon: 8/25 (20 Jun 1635)
    • Undated proceedings: R.19, fos. 390-399 (c. Jun 1635?)

People mentioned in the case

  • Crane, Francis, knight and baronet
  • Denison, William
  • Foxcroft, Isaac, gent
  • Hastings, Henry, earl of Huntingdon
  • Howard, Henry, baron Maltravers
  • Marten, Henry, knight
  • Spelman, Henry, knight

Places mentioned in the case

  • Yorkshire, West Riding
    • Altofts